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Review the latest income tax rates, thresholds and personal allowances in Botswana which are used to calculate salary after tax when factoring in social security contributions, pension contributions and other salary taxes in Botswana
Choose a specific income tax year to see the Botswana income tax rates and personal allowances used in the associated income tax calculator for the same tax year.
Botswana, officially known as "Republic of Botswana" is a South African country with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has been building up its economic foundation majorly on the basis of diamond mining.
Taxation in Botswana is source based. This means that the residence of the taxpayer is considered for the calculation of taxable income. The income generated from the source, or deemed to be from the source in Botswana is taxable. Generally, any income generated outside Botswana is not taxable, however there are some exceptions.
Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) is a government sponsored entity and is in charge of revenue services in Botswana. BURS is responsible for tax collection, providing tax assistance to taxpayers, filtering erroneous and fraudulent tax filings.
BURS functions and carries its activities through Ministry of Finance & Development as specified by the BURS act. All the taxes and revenues applicable in the country are collected by BURS.
Botswana has tax systems in place for:
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